Lisa Surihani

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Lisa Surihani
ليسا سوريهاني
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Lisa Surihani binti Mohamed

(1986-03-23) March 23, 1986 (age 36)
Alma mater Aberystwyth University
Occupation(s) Celebrity, Television host, Model, Commercial model
Years active1997 - present
Height160 cm (5 ft 3 in)
(m. 2012)

Datin Lisa Surihani Mohamed ( /ˈlisɑːˈsʊrihɑːni/ ; Lee-sah-Soo-ree-ha-nee), born 23 March 1986) is a Malaysian actress, model, television host and commercial model. Starting her entertainment career in 1997, at the age of 11, Lisa has appeared in numerous feature films and television shows as well as TV commercials. Throughout her career, she won several awards, including Malaysian Film Festival for Best Actress. Her notable films include Goodbye Boys (2006) I'm Not Single (2008), Kapoww!! (2010), SAM: Saya Amat Mencintaimu (2012) and Ular (2013).


She married with singer-actor Yusry KRU in 2012 and blessed with two children. In February 2017, Lisa was appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador of UNICEF Malaysia. [1] [2] [3] [4]

Early life

Lisa was born in Kuala Lumpur to a family of Bugis with distant Chinese, Arab and Indian ancestry. [5] Lisa studied in Sekolah Sri Inai during her primary and secondary years. She studied law at the Help University College and Aberystwyth University in Wales, United Kingdom. [6]


Lisa started out in an Ovaltine commercial at 11. Some of her earliest TV appearances were Gergasi on TV1 and later Ayah Kami. She first acted in films Goodbye Boys and recently Sekali Lagi with Malaysian actor Shaheizy Sam.

Lisa was awarded Best Actress in a Comedy at the Anugerah Lawak Warna. She also received the Best Actress award at the 23rd Malaysian Film Festival.

In 2012, she starred in few of the local films such as Lagenda Budak Setan 2, Cyber X: Ancaman Penggodam and Istanbul Aku Datang. She was given the Best Actress award at the 23rd Malaysian Film Festival. And also Most Popular Film Actress at Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian.

Lisa's stage debut came in the November 2012 production of Teater Tun Siti Hasmah , a biographical sketch of first lady Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali. [7] [8] [9] Apart from acting, Lisa has also appeared in TV Commercials namely Johnson & Johnson, McDonald’s, DiGi Easy Prepaid, Rexona, Maggi Cukup Rasa, MyEG, Lip Ice, Garnier, Honda Icon and Sofy.

Personal life

Lisa married Malaysian singer and actor Yusry Abdul Halim, of KRU fame, in 2012. The couple welcomed a daughter named Yahaira Leanne in September 2015. [10] [11] In November 2016, they announced that they are expecting their second child. [12] On 23 April 2017, Lisa gave birth to her second child a baby boy named Yusof Leonne. [13] [14] [15] [16] [17] They had their third child, a son named Yunos Laith, on 23 June 2021.

On 11 January 2013, Lisa lost approximately RM50,000 in savings due to her ATM card being used by other individuals without her consent. Lisa and her mother Siti Amirah Ahmad lodged a police report. [18] [19] The incident occurred at 10:30 AM when Lisa's mother attempted to withdraw cash from an ATM in Section 9 and found that the money was missing. [20] Lisa later expressed her gratitude towards the police who arrested a bank officer suspected of stealing and using the funds. [21]


Feature films

2006Goodbye BoysLaraFeature film debut
2008 I'm Not Single Maya Borhan
2009 Jangan Pandang Belakang Congkak Mustika Sudirman
2010V3 Samseng Jalanan [22] [23] Kamsah
Semerah Cinta StilletoSiti Laila/Stilla
Lagenda Budak SetanAyu Sidaratul Dursina
Kapoww!!Siti Nurhasnita
Jangan Pandang Belakang Congkak 2Mustika Sudirman
2011Sekali LagiSheila
Ombak Rindu Mila Amylia Rashdan
Papa, I Love YouElly
2012Lagenda Budak Setan 2: KaterinaAyu
Cyber X: Ancaman Penggodamunreleased
SAM (Saya Amat Mencintaimu)Lisa
Istanbul Aku DatangDian
2014 Despicable Me 2 Lucy (voice)Malay version
Lagenda Budak Setan 3: KasyahAyu
Dendam Orang Mati [24] [25] Lena
Manisnya Cinta Di CappadociaIzelea
2015Suamiku, Encik Perfect 10 Aleeya Azmeen
Cicakman 3 Linda
2018WheelyBella (voice)

Television series

YearTitleRoleTV channelNotes
2002Gergasi TV1
2004Ayah Kami
2008Mertua vs Menantu Astro Prima
20103 JandaIntan [26]
Tudung EkspresErin Astro Ria [27] [28]
2011AdamayaMaya TV3 [29]
2012Mana Hilangnya JuwitaAnggun Astro Ria [30]
Oh My English! Herself Astro TVIQ [31]
2018Alamatnya Cinta Astro Ria Cameo
2020Pelindung Seorang PuteriRose
2021Ramadan Pertama EdiAs producer


YearTitleRoleTV channelRef.
2008Down Memory LaneHost TV1
2010MyEG Extra Time Bring It!Host ESPN
Mari MenariHost Astro Ria
2011Siti: Hiburan & InspirasiGuest Astro Ria
2013HBO SentralHost HBO Asia [32]
2014Pasport CintaHerself TV2
2016–2017e-bu BabypediaHost Astro Ria
2022Sakinah Mawaddah WarahmahHost Astro Oasis


2012 Teater Tun Siti Hasmah Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali


YearTitleRoleTV channel
2009 Ponti Anak Remaja Astro Ria
2010AzanRosa TV1 [33]
2011S3RAMSuhaila Astro Ria
2013Mamma Mamma Mia!Leeya
2014Jawa TaikoAlisa Astro Prima [34] [35]
Strawberi & Karipap: Sesat Kat ParisSofeaAstro First Exclusive
2016Syahadah Yang HilangZubaidah Astro Citra
2017Kontena AnaAna
2018Aku PosmenLatifah
2019GengMariamAstro First Exclusive
Dah Mati Pun CantikDr Rina Astro Citra
20206 HariSuzi
Aku Posmen, Kau Latifah, Dia JosephLatifah


Music video
2004"Milikku"Zahid AF2 ft Cat Farish


1997 Ovaltine
2002 Johnson & Johnson
2004 Hotlink Siti Nurhaliza Fantasia Tourwith Siti Nurhaliza, Nadiya Nisaa and Sazzy Falak
2007Lip Ice
Maggi Cukup Rasa
2010 Garnier [36] [37] [38] [39]
Honda Icon
2012Freshlook [40]
DiGi Easy Prepaid
I Choose Malaysia campaign ads
2013Marigold Peel Fresh [41] [42] [43] [44] [45]
WeChat with Shaheizy Sam
2014Sofy BodyFit
2015Courtswith Harith Iskander
Body Shop

Awards and nominations

YearAwardsCategoryNominated workResult
2008 21st Malaysian Film Festival Most Promising ActressI'm Not SingleWon
2010 23rd Malaysian Film Festival Best ActressLagenda Budak SetanWon
Anugerah Bintang Popular Berita Harian Most Popular Film ActressWon
2012Anugerah SkrinBest Supporting Actress For FilmOmbak RinduWon
2013Anugerah Lawak WarnaBest Comedy Actress For FilmIstanbul Aku DatangWon
2014Festival Filem MalaysiaBest ActressIstanbul Aku DatangWon
2015Anugerah SkrinBest Actress For FilmDendam Orang MatiWon

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by Malaysian Film Festival- Promising Actress
Succeeded by